Job Overview


About the Agency

Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!!

This position is located in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, Oversight and Review Division. The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is one of the premier federal inspector general offices with a prestigious team of professionals. The OIG performs audits, evaluations, investigations, and special reviews of the personnel and programs of all DOJ components including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP); U.S. Marshals Service (USMS); Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF); and the U.S. Attorneys' Offices (USAO). The OIG offers successful candidates an opportunity to make a difference by providing challenging work that results in tangible improvements in government operations. We provide candidates with an array of benefits, outstanding development and training opportunities, and the opportunity to earn various forms of recognition (e.g., merit and honor awards and time-off awards) for their significant contributions.  Located in the Oversight and Review Division (O&R) within the OIG, this position will afford the successful candidate an opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary group of employees who conduct reviews and special investigations across DOJ components. O&R blends the skills of attorneys, investigators, program analysts, and paralegal specialists to review DOJ programs and investigate sensitive allegations involving DOJ employees and operations. These reviews and investigations are often undertaken at the request of congressional committees and DOJ's senior management.  Recent reviews conducted by O&R include a review of ATF's Operations Wide Receiver and Fast and Furious, a review of the enforcement of civil rights laws by the Voting Section of DOJ's Civil Rights Division, and investigations into allegations of misconduct by senior DOJ officials.



At the full performance level, typical work assignments include:

1. Leading teams of attorneys, investigators, and program analysts.

2. Planning, organizing, and conducting investigations regarding a wide variety of allegations.

3. Compiling and analyzing documents and testimony.

4. Making recommendations for policy changes, administrative action, or criminal prosecution.

5. Writing detailed reports of investigation.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Less than 10%

Relocation Authorized

  • No